SeniorsPlus office is on the road again

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LEWISTON — The SeniorsPlus Mobile Office is on the road again. The featured presentation for March and April will focus on healthy eating and the start of the Maine Senior FarmShare program.

Staff members from Healthy Community Coalition, Healthy Androscoggin and The University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension will talk about nutrition and healthy cooking with fruits and vegetables.

There will be information on the FarmShare Program, including what it is, how it can benefit a person, where to apply and local participating farms. Staff will be available to answer questions, provide resources and meet one on one to discuss Medicare concerns. Staff members from the Department of Health and Human Services, Legal Services for the Elderly and Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice will also be at various locations.

Refreshments will be served.

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The mobile office has announced the following locations:

Phillips: Shadagee Senior Housing, Seward Street, Wednesday, March 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter will be Lorri Brown from Healthy Community Coalition.

Lisbon: MTM Center, 18 School St., Friday, March 5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter will be Eric Thoreson from The University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension’s Eat Well Nutrition Education Program.

Leeds: Town Office, 8 Community Drive, Tuesday, March 9, 10 a.m. to noon. Presenter will be Eric Thoreson.

Farmington: Old South Church, 227 Main St., Thursday, March 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter will be Lorri Brown.

Fryeburg: American Legion, 14 Bradley St., Wednesday, March 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter will be Karen Toohey from The University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension’s Eat Well Nutrition Education Program.

Norway: Town Hall, 19 Danforth St., Friday, March 19, 10 a.m. to noon. Presenter will be Karen Toohey.

Turner: Leavitt Institute Building Community Room, 98 Matthews Way, Tuesday, March 23, 10 a.m. to noon. Presenter will be Marion Browning from Healthy Androscoggin.

Wilton: Town Office, 158 Weld Road, Thursday, March 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter will be Lorri Brown.

Rumford: Community Center, 50 Congress St., Wednesday, March 31, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Presenter will be Karen Toohey.

Bethel: House Senior Housing, 56 Main St. Thursday, April 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter will be Karen Toohey.

Rangeley: Senior Townhouse Apartments, 14 School St., Tuesday, April 6, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Presenter will be Lorri Brown.

Kingfield: Town Office, 38 School St., Tuesday, April 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presenter will be Lorri Brown.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information. call 1-800-427-1241.

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